Wednesday, September 23, 2015
– Label mate Tucker Beathard was picked by Maddie & Tae to open their tour next month.
The 12-city tour kicks off at New York City's Highline Ballroom on Oct. 7.
Beathard, a Dot Records artist and Big Machine Music writer, is a drummer, guitarist and vocalist, who's opened shows for Eric Church, Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert. Beathard, 20, is currently working on his debut album. He is the son of songwriter Casey Beathard, who has songs recorded by Tim McGraw and Church.
"I have been on the road in a van all summer driving around the country with my band playing shows in clubs and at festivals," said Beathard. "I got into music because I love writing songs, so it'll be fun to switch gears this fall and really focus on lyrics, performing with nothing but an acoustic guitar. Maddie & Tae are unbelievably generous to invite me out with them. I'm really looking forward to getting to know them better. I have so much respect for them."
Tour dates are:
Oct. 7 - Highline Ball Room New York
Oct. 8 - Paradise Rock Club Boston
Oct. 10 The Asylum Portland, ME
Oct.15 Cotton Eyed Joe Knoxville, TN
Oct.16 Amos' Southend Charlotte, NC
Oct.17 Track 29 Chattanooga, TN
Oct.22 Cain's Ballroom Tulsa, OK
Oct.23 Banita Creek Hall Nacogdoches, TX
Oct.24 House of Blues Houston, TX
Nov. 5 Boondocks Springfield, IL
Nov. 6 St. Andrew's Hall Detroit, MI.
Nov. 7 Joe's On Weed Street Chicago, IL